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Lee, Valerie E.; Loeb, Susanna; Lubeck, Sally – Child Development, 1998
Used hierarchical linear modeling to explore the effects of the social context of Chapter 1 prekindergarten classrooms on 4-year-olds' learning. Found that children made smaller gains on the Preschool Inventory over the preschool year in classrooms with higher concentrations of minorities, children with special needs, recent immigrants, and…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Cognitive Development, Compensatory Education, Context Effect
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ERS Spectrum, 1994
Research shows that current ways of employing paraprofessionals in classroom do not generally improve instructional quality or performance. Hiring of untrained Chapter 1 aides rather than professional teachers is growing. States should be required to develop training programs and licensing procedures that include coursework on learning and…
Descriptors: Educational Attainment, Elementary Education, Guidelines, Instructional Effectiveness
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Bittner, Joyce – Teaching and Change, 1995
Describes a Title 1 classroom model that required one day per week of team teaching all students by the regular classroom teacher and Title 1 staff. The remaining four days could involve a standard pull-out or other type of service delivery system. The article explains how the program correlates to the new reauthorization laws. (Author/SM)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Elementary Secondary Education, High Risk Students, Mathematics Instruction
Pogrow, Stanley – Phi Delta Kappan, 1992
Instead of espousing early intervention, schoolwide models, or general classroom aid, educators must develop more specialized programs treating the real problems of Chapter 1 students at different stages. Chapter 1 should not be used as general aid to replace local and state responsibility to improve schools, but should focus on helping…
Descriptors: Disadvantaged, Elementary Secondary Education, Federal Government, Government Role
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Levine, Daniel U.; And Others – Educational Leadership, 1987
The Project Alternative Rooms (PARs) in Kansas City is a modified Chapter 1 program in which students receive instruction in self-contained double-staffed classrooms rather than being "pulled out" of regular classrooms. Includes a table. (MD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educationally Disadvantaged, Elementary Secondary Education, High Risk Students
Ringenberg, Marie; Currie, Robin – Illinois Libraries, 1988
A program designed by the Palatine (Illinois) Public Library to help children reading below grade level included weekly storytimes in the classrooms, parent/child programs in the library, and cable television programs on storytelling and illiteracy. Increased attention spans, higher levels of cooperation, and more positive attitudes toward reading…
Descriptors: Cable Television, Elementary Education, Institutional Cooperation, Literacy
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Martinez, Miriam; Nash, Marcia F. – Language Arts, 1991
Comments on the value of literature in a literature-based Chapter 1 classroom, and suggests types of literature that have been successful in this type of reading program. Reviews 26 trade books which would be useful in Chapter 1 literature-based instruction. (MG)
Descriptors: Books, Childrens Literature, Reading Instruction, Reading Materials
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Winfield, Linda F. – Journal of Negro Education, 1993
Investigates the relationship between Chapter 1 and regular classroom teachers' estimates of test content coverage (opportunity to learn) and mathematics achievement of 89 fourth graders (65% were African American and 35% were white) in Chapter 1 mathematics instruction. Results indicate the importance of measuring students' opportunity to learn…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Achievement Tests, Black Students, Compensatory Education
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Hiebert, Elfrieda H.; And Others – American Educational Research Journal, 1992
Effects of a restructured Chapter 1 program (RCP) on 45 first graders' literacy were examined. RCP students could read a primer fluently and performed better than comparison groups (students in the regular Chapter 1 program and classroom peers). Improvement was particularly apparent for those with the lowest initial readiness scores. (SLD)
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Compensatory Education, Early Intervention, Educational Change
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Sudzina, Mary R.; Foreman, Patricia A. – Ohio Reading Teacher, 1990
Studies children from three first grade Chapter 1 classrooms to determine whether the use of recorded books as a supplement to a basal reader program would make a significant difference between reading pretest and posttest scores. Finds that students' test scores in word attack skills, vocabulary, comprehension, and oral reading skills improved.…
Descriptors: Audiotape Recordings, Childrens Literature, Grade 1, Nonprint Media
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Standerford, N. Suzanne – Reading Research and Instruction, 1993
Describes a restructured Chapter 1 program that provided supplemental support within the students' classrooms to raise expectations for Chapter 1 students' performance. Notes that expectations of teachers and students increased; portfolios of student work showed steady improvement in reading comprehension and writing ability; and standardized test…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Grade 5, Instructional Effectiveness, Intermediate Grades
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Hoover, H. D. – Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice, 1988
Developmental standard score scales produce unrealistic expectations for growth of low-achieving students only if the low-achieving students are tested in an inappropriate way. Examples illustrate the unrealistic nature of such score scales when applied to the testing of learning disabled and Chapter One students. (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Gains, Achievement Tests, Elementary Secondary Education
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Gitelman, Honre Frank – Reading Teacher, 1990
Describes how to use wordless picture books to encourage development of reading skills of Chapter One remedial reading students. (MG)
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Grade 1, Reading Instruction, Reading Materials
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Bean, Rita M.; Hamilton, Rebecca – Reading Research and Instruction, 1995
Finds that the keys to success were communication and collaboration between specialists and teachers. Notes that the participants expressed an awareness of the changing roles of reading specialists. Finds that major strengths were promoting self-esteem, fostering a love of reading, providing specialized instruction, serving as a student advocate,…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Elementary Education, Parent Participation, Program Effectiveness
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Yap, Kim O.; Enoki, Donald Y. – School Community Journal, 1995
A correlational study conducted with 10 Honolulu schools suggests that significant relationships exist between home-based parental involvement activities and student performance on norm-referenced tests. Home-based reinforcement probably exerts a more positive influence on student learning than remote policy changes. Schools should increase…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Attendance, Disadvantaged Youth, Elementary Secondary Education
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